Sigma APO 70-200mm F2.8 EX DG OS HSM

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  • Optical quality
  • Detachable tripod mount
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  • No stabilization
  • Slow autofocus
  • No weather sealing
  • Lack of weather resistance

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Sigma 70-200mm f/2.8 EX DG OS HSM APO Lens for Nikon
Sigma 70-200mm f/2.8 EX DG OS HSM APO Lens for Nikon
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Sigma 70-200mm f/2.8 EX DG APO OS HSM Lens for Nikon
Sigma 70-200mm f/2.8 EX DG APO OS HSM Lens for Nikon

Sigma 70-200mm f/2.8 EX DG APO OS HSM Lens for Nikon

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Sigma 70-200mm f/2.8 EX DG APO OS HSM Lens for Sigma
Sigma 70-200mm f/2.8 EX DG APO OS HSM Lens for Sigma

Sigma 70-200mm f/2.8 EX DG APO OS HSM Lens for Sigma

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Brand New Sigma APO 70-200mm F2.8 EX DG OS HSM Lenses for Nikon
Brand New Sigma APO 70-200mm F2.8 EX DG OS HSM Lenses for Nikon

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Sigma APO 70-200mm f/2.8 EX DG OS HSM Lens For Nikon Mount [4589955] Discontinued
Sigma APO 70-200mm f/2.8 EX DG OS HSM Lens For Nikon Mount [4589955] Discontinued

Sigma APO 70-200mm f/2.8 EX DG OS HSM Lens For Nikon Mount [4589955] Discontinued

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Sigma APO 70-200mm F2.8 EX DG OS HSM Review

Several types of lens are now available for SLRs. One of the most desired additional lens is the Sigma 70-200mm f/2.8 APO EX HSM Interchangeable Lens.

 

With its matt textured Ex finish and being lighter than its predecessor, the lens’ exterior is attractive to snappers. Its large and well-designed aperture that seemingly promises satisfactory results is a nice touch. Sigma 70-200mm already comes with a removable tripod collar. The knob system is also a distinct feature as it lets you remove it via quick release without having to dismount the lens from the camera. The two white lines located on the collar specify whether it uses landscape or portrait orientation.

 

In addition to the functional knob type system, the lens also features the HSM (Hyper Sonic Motor) focusing system which lets you do manual over-ride without having to turn the autofocus off. This noise-free mechanism operates smoothly. Focus and zoom systems of the Sigma 70-200mm stay at a constant length regardless of setting. At 70mm, the lens gives a commendable performance around the f/8 mark. At 200mm, it still manages to produce sharp images, but the lens delivers better at 70mm. Having a constant 2.8 apertures and impressive optical stabilization makes this lens a good choice.

 

Seeing the camera shake through the viewfinder on the other hand may seem uncomfortable, but once you half press the shutter release, it immediately locks into place. The tele-end of the zoom works well too. Like other lenses, taking photos at 2.8 produces soft results, but with Sigma 70-200mm, it is still tolerable especially during indoor shots.

 

This lens performs really nice when you want to take indoor photos of people or things at a considerable distance, but its features are best maximized outside. It does meet expectations, or even exceed them, on events such as weddings. It can also keep up across occasions and varying conditions. In terms of performance, Sigma 70-200mm is relatively consistent. If you are specifically looking for wide-open performance at an affordable price, then this is an excellent choice to make.

  • The Good :
    Optical quality, Detachable tripod mount, Value for money
  • The Bad :
    No stabilization, Slow autofocus, No weather sealing, Lack of weather resistance
Our score:
4 / 5

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Product Description

  • The Sigma APO 70-200mm F2.8 EX DG OS HSM is manufactured by Sigma and was added in December 2014 in the Camera Lenses section
  • This product has a rating of 4.2 out of 5
  • The best price of the Sigma APO 70-200mm F2.8 EX DG OS HSM in Australia is $1,039.00 at Camera Electronic
  • In Australia this product is available in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane
  • You can find this product at Camera Warehouse, DC Cameras & Optics, Camera Electronic, DIGI ONLINE AUSTRALIA

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